Tasting Time - April 25, 2015









Ticket Information

Festival Ticket Information All tickets go on sale March 13th, 2015.

Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine & Cheese Festival Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2015

NOTE: No refunds for tickets sold except online tickets and there will be a 10% restocking fee.


GENERAL ADMISSION Tickets include:

  • General Admission tickets are $40.00 in advance, $45.00 day of event and may be purchased online or at any of our ticket outlets
  • Souvenir sampling glass
  • Sampling of Beer, Wine, and Cheese
  • Live Music
  • Tasters Eve events on Friday, April 24
  • Free shuttle for Tasters Eve events and on day of Fest from and to Host Hotels
  • Voucher for La Crosse County Tavern League “Safe Ride Home” upon request

Shuttle Schedule

 Between the BluffsEvent Details:

  • VIP Access: 12:30 pm
  • General Admission Access: 2:00 pm
  • We will allow general admission access at both Front and Back gates – however, if you are buying a ticket at the backgate we accept cash and check ONLY, no credit/check cards will be accepted at back gate.
  • NOTICE: Wine Tent Will Close at 5:00 pm, last call for beer sampling at 5:45 pm.
  • NO ONE under the age of 21 will be admitted to this event – this includes infants and children – NO EXCEPTIONS!


  • Designated Driver WRISTBANDS are $5.00 each and DO NOT include a souvenir tasting glass. Designated Driver WRISTBANDS are sold at the gate on the day of the event. Because we do not allow ANYONE under the age of 21 into the fest grounds, designated drivers MUST be 21, and you will be asked to provide proof of your age just like everyone else. Designated Drivers get free soda and water with the wristband, and enjoy the live music and cheese sampling.


Taster’s Eve - Friday, April 24 at 5:00pm

 Tasters Eve

In the news…

2015 Vendors


Taste over 200 quality brews poured by distinguished breweries

  • Experience over 45 types of wine from local and world-famous vintners
  • Sample and purchase gourmet cheese and other good eats
  • Enjoy live music
  • All attendees receive a souvenir glass

Only 3,000 general admission tickets available

Only 250 VIP tickets available

Oktoberfest / Southside Festgrounds
From the North (Trempealeau, Galesville, Holmen, Onalaska area)
  • Head South on WI 35S
  • Follow Rose Street until it turns into Copeland Avenue
  • Take Copeland Avenue to 2nd Street N and take an immediate right to the Southside Festgrounds

From the South (Viroqua/Coon Valley area)

  • Head North on US 14W/US 61N until it turns into Mormon Coulee Road
  • Follow Mormon Coulee Road until you reach West Avenue S
  • At West Avenue S follow the road to a slight right
  • Turn left at La Crosse Street to 2nd Street N
  • Take an immediate right on 2nd Street N to the Oktoberfest / Southside Festgrounds

Oktoberfest Map

Are you a wine maker? Home Wine Making Contest Packet

Music by Smokin Bandits & Mike Munson with Mikkel Beckmen

Smokin B

 Mike Munson and Mikkel Beckmen


Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Between The Bluffs Beer, Wine & Cheese Festival Cornhole Tournament
Benefitting the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals!*
Cost: FREE – It’s Included as part of your admission!
When: Registration 12:30-2:30pm In The Food Pavilion – Bags fly at 3pm
Where: South Side Oktoberfest Grounds
The Cornhole Court at The Northwest Corner of the Fest Grounds 
Other Info
Single Elimination Tournament

TOURNEY LIMIT: First 32 Teams to Register are in 

– 1st place is 2 VIP tickets to Between the Bluffs in 2014 and fest swag,
– 2nd place is 2 general admission tickets to the 2014 Fest and swag,
– 3rd Place is 2 general admission tickets to the 2014 Fest.

Number of Teams are Limited and Sign-up will be on a First-come, First-serve Basis.

Money raised/Donated will go to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. All Money raised stays right here in the Coulee Region!


Glasses are in. #beerwinecheese

A photo posted by La Crosse Area CVB (@explorelacrosse) on


Contact Us

La Crosse Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Atten: Between the Bluffs Beer Wine & Cheese Festival
410 Veterans Memorial Drive
La Crosse, WI 54601
(800) 658-9424 or (608) 782-2220
(608) 782-4082 FAX


Tasting Time - April 25, 2015








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